The additions of 2007 to the Types of compositions for use in music uniform titles

This document is for historical purposes only. For the current list of types of composition, please see Types of Composition for Use in Authorized Access Points for Music : A Manual for Use with RDA.

This document lists the additions or changes to the list of Types of compositions for use in music uniform titles, the Final report of the Working Group on Types of Compositions. Additions or changes to existing entries are added in bold blue. Deletions are struck out bold. New entries are in plain, black type.

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  • Canzona/Canzonas
    • TYPE (English, Italian, Spanish); originally a Provençal troubadour song; later, a piece of 16th-century Italian secular music, 16th- to 17th-century instrumental work; in this usage, not a cognate of canzone; use canzona when a work of this type was originally titled canzone; use for canzon, kantsona, Kanzone. LCNAF n87-110288
  • Canzonetta/Canzonettas
    • TYPE (English, Italian); late 16th-century Italian part-song; also used for solo songs and instrumental pieces of a songlike nature; use for cançoneta, canzoneta, canzonette, kantsonetta, Kanzonette. LCNAF n89-646645
  • Choralvorspiel/Choralvorspiele; Choral-Vorspiel/Choral-Vorspiele
    • TYPE (German); use this form when it is the composer's original title;apply 25.30B1a: do not add a statement of medium of performance if the medium is implied by the title. Implied medium: organ; see also chorale prelude, prélude de choral. LCNAF n88-642589
  • Division/Divisions
    • TYPE (English); a 17th-century English technique of improvised variation over a ground, written out for didactic or performance purposes; treatment as a type is not limited to 17th-century works; see also divisions on a ground. LCNAF n 2003080154
  • Divisions on a ground
    • TYPE (English); a 17th-century English technique of improvised variation over a ground, written out for didactic or performance purposes; use this form when the composer's original title includes the phrase "on a ground"; treatment as a type is not limited to 17th-century works; see also division. LCNAF no 98001401
  • Fox-trot
    • (English, French, Spanish); use foxtrot.
  • Fox-trott
  • Foxtrot/Foxtrots
    • TYPE (English); 20th-century American social dance in 4/4; use for fokstrot, fox trot, fox-trot, fox-trott, Foxtrott. LCNAF n 2004067678
  • Marcietta/Marciettas
    • TYPE (English); diminutive form of "marcia;" use for works in the form of a march.
  • Nachtstück
    • DISTINCTIVE (German); do not translate to "nocturne" in uniform title. LCNAF n 2006056505
  • Night piece/Nightpiece
    • DISTINCTIVE (English); do not translate to "nocturne" in uniform title. LCNAF n 96082811
  • Taniec